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2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, A.S.


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Students who are planning to enroll in biology courses should consider the following: A maximum of four semester hours credit may be applied toward graduation by completing both BIOL 1000  and BIOL 1010 .

This degree program is intended for students who plan to continue their education beyond the associate degree. It provides a curriculum which is broad based in the biological sciences and helps students meet the requirements for a variety of other degree programs. It is the recommended major for students planning to pursue a four year biology degree on the Casper College campus via the UW-Casper program. It is also advised for students who desire to pursue baccalaureate and/or graduate education in the biological sciences.

Recommended Curriculum


General Education (Minimum 32 hours)


General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

1. Exploration and Participation


  • Included in the major requirements below

3. Relationship with the World


4. General Education Electives


  • Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.

5. Physical Education (1CR)


Biological Sciences Electives (9 credits)


Biological sciences electives may be chosen from sophomore to senior level courses at the direction of the academic advisor.

Students who wish to study ecology should major in biology.

Note:


The normal length of this program is two academic years at 16-18 credit hours per semester.

Graduation Requirements:


A minimum of 60 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Information ” and “Degree Requirements .”

Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.

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